John MacInnis offers some historical perspective and practical ideas for how the power of music can foster cultural inclusivity in our church communities while keeping all our eyes where they belong—forever on Jesus.
I don’t know what it is like to be you, but when I think of “trust” in my life, I first want to make some clarifications: Because I am human and live in a real and broken world, I have trusted people and regretted it. Yet, I have also withheld trust from those who didn’t deserve my withholding.
Vulnerability dares to let the mask down a bit, revealing a fuller story of oneself. And few of us in ministry dared this kind of deeply personal exposure back then.
When I think about mission in my context in Chicago, I think about the global South. Ideas from a missionary to India give shape to mission in my backyard.
In the book of Revelation, a heavenly vision is presented. It is a vision for which we as educators are partly responsible. We have unique opportunities to give “our best for Christ’s glory” by creating culturally sensitive classrooms.
I’ve done school a lot of different ways and in a lot of different places. Some things have changed a lot. Some haven’t. One of the constants has been a question that I’ve encountered again and again across these different settings. Each time, the essence is the same: “Why do you want to be involved in Christian schools?”